EVENTS

“The Vancouver Convention Centre was terrific, and the service support they have in place to help the planner is excellent.”

- Canadian Real Estate Association

These are some of the major events happening at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Please contact us for more information regarding availability. Use the calendar to browse all upcoming events and click on any event for more information.

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  • VeloSpoke Expo
    Sep 5 (East Building)

    For a fifth straight year, and taking place the day before Canada’s largest mass cycling event, the RBC GranFondo Whistler, VeloSpoke brings together over 60 exhibitors for an energizing showcase of the latest trends in the cycling industry.

  • 42nd Intellectual Property Owners Association Annual Meeting
    Sep 7 - 9 (East Building)

    Join your colleagues at this premier event. IPO’s Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs led by distinguished presenters,
    committee meetings, exhibits, and networking functions.

  • TOPS+ 2014
    Sep 8 (East Building)

    TOPS (Travelling Optimum Promotional Show) – a one day trade show which visits six major Canadian city centers in the spring: Halifax, Ottawa or Québec City, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton and Vancouver. Member distributors can invite their clients to see, touch and feel the variety, quality and countless applications of promotional products. Subscriber distributors are invited to visit TOPS.

  • XDS 2014 (External Development Summit)
    Sep 10 - 12 (West Building)

    XDS (External Development Summit) is the first professionals-only video games industry event with a primary focus on external development for art, animation and software engineering. The program is targeted at industry professionals involved in outsourcing (external development), service providers, and technology providers and offers a platform that promotes cooperative advancement of external development practices for the games industry.

  • Unifor Canadian Council
    Sep 13 - 18 (West Building)

    Unifor is one of Canada’s largest unions, representing more than 305,000 workers in nearly every sector of the economy. Unifor is committed to ensuring safer workplaces, secure employment, wages and benefits that provide a decent standard of living, dignity and respect in the workplace.

  • Vancouver ABA Beauty Show 2014
    Sep 14 - 15 (West Building)

    The Allied Beauty Association (ABA) is a registered not-for-profit Canadian organization that represents more than 90% of the Canadian professional beauty supply industry with respect to hair and nails. Each year the ABA produces trade shows in eight major Canadian cities. These shows bring together the majority of Canada’s professional beauty industry suppliers and are consequently, the largest and most attended beauty trade shows in Canada. The ABA national show attendance averages more than 50,000 people annually.

  • 2014 Interior Design Show West IDSwest
    Sep 25 - 28 (West Building)

    The Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) is Western Canada’s annual premiere residential design show featuring 200 exhibitors showcasing quality products and services to an audience of industry professionals, architects, designers, consumers and media.

  • Steve Harvey LIVE
    Sep 26 (East Building)

    Comedian Steve Harvey Live and in Vancouver! Do you need help in your personal and professional life? Two Time Emmy Award Winner and the #1 New York Times bestseller on relationship advice, Steve Harvey will be in Vancouver to share his amazing life story, his secrets, strategies and game plans for success.

  • Study and Go Abroad Fair
    Sep 27 (East Building)

    Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo

    Meet with top universities from around the world, as well as student travel organizations offering Gap Year, internships, volunteering, language travel and work abroad programs at Canada’s largest international education fair for students of all ages, working professionals, parents and education providers. This popular expo has been operating in Canada since 1993 and gives you an opportunity to learn about study and travel programs, exciting destinations, admission requirements and scholarships. Check out the Travel Zone for experiential travel options.

  • Vancouver Wedding and Honeymoon
    Fall Show 2014

    Sep 28 (East Building)

    Take the traditional wedding show… add some flair and the result is the Vancouver Wedding & Honeymoon Show.